How Thermal Diffusivity Affects the Build Temperature in the SLS Process

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Conductive fillers in polymer powder, like copper spheres and flakes, influence Additive Manufacturing processes. Learn how laser flash analysis allows determination of process setting to print highest quality parts.

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How to Prepare SLS Parts for Thermal Analysis Measurements: LFA

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The build orientation of samples has an effect on the mechanical properties of Selective Laser Sintering (SLS) parts. Therefore, thermophysical properties need to be assessed in different directions. Learn how to prepare filled samples for laser flash analysis!

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How Specific Heat Capacity of Filled Powders Affects SLS Processing Parameters

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The modification of Selective Laser Sintering (SLS) powders with fillers is a good way to modify the properties of the produced parts without the necessity for new powder materials. Learn how to assess the effect of copper fillers on the processing behavior.

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How Fillers Affect the Crystallization Behavior of SLS Powders

NETZSCH AM Copper Fillers Crystallization

Due to the still limited number of available materials for the Selective Laser Sintering process, there is a constant demand for materials with different properties. The addition of any filler to SLS powder typically has an effect on the processing behavior. Today, we investigate the crystallization behavior of PA12 powder filled with copper spheres and flakes.

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